The Poncho Tunic Thing

In January I started a poncho which morphed into a sweater and eventually became a tunic type thing… I finished it some weeks ago but never got photos taken to share. However, the other day I got some shots of it and thought I would share one here.

The Poncho Tunic 2 by Irene LundgaardThe Poncho Tunic © Irene Lundgaard 2012

I’m currently working on the pattern which will be released in it’s own good time. But for now, I simply just wanted to share the picture. It is nice and warm to wear and I have a feeling another one may just roll off the hook in other colours as the shape is quite flattering.

It was great fun to crochet this tunic, I basically worked each element three times before I settled on the design. There are still a couple of tweaks to do, but they can be done in the maths of the pattern. I’m quite excited about this sweater. It’s warm and I think it’s pretty too. Nice with a good feeling of achievement after a lot of crocheting.

Note:
The yarn used is the Irish Cushendale DK from Cushendale Woollen Mills. I would like to make a version in Donegal Soft DK although their colours are not quite as exquisite as Cushendale’s, if you ask me, but then that yarn is so soft…  Hard choice! Knowing me, it will be colour that wins. It always is. Every time!

3 Responses to “The Poncho Tunic Thing”

  1. Nic says:

    Ah lovely.

    Speaking as one currently wallowing in the depths of a love affair project with Donegal Aran Tweed, (for my St Patrick’s Day entry) I can recommmend the yarn source wholeheartedly….but as always…Colour is Queen!

  2. All right you get to keep this one, as the petroleum colour won’t do a thing for my Scandinavian teint. :)

  3. Irene says:

    Nic, Ah thank you!

    Tina, sorry I didn’t get the colour right for you… ;-)